Special Events / Programs
Welcome Back Get Together
Thursday, Jan. 19
Join us at Kearns Spirituality Center for a welcome back get together for the spring. Meet new and old friends, sign the fitness waiver, get a parking pass if needed, enjoy light refreshments and more. This is a free, members only event, although, we may have some guest appearances from some of our spring instructors. Registration is required to ensure we have enough food and supplies.
Getting to Know The Saint John’s Bible
Monday, Feb. 27
10 to 11:30 a.m.
The Saint John’s Bible, a bible for the 21st century, brings the Word of God to the world through pages of stunning works of art. The Bible’s imagery draws on aesthetics from both the ancient and modern world, connecting the enduring message of the Bible with modern times. This offering will be both informational, providing development of The Saint John’s Bible, and pastoral, providing a prayer experience with an illumination of The Saint John’s Bible. There will be ample time for discussion as well as opportunity to view some of the volumes of The Saint John’s Bible. La Roche acquired the Saint John’s Bible Illuminations Collection to broaden the appreciation of the Bible across campus. We invite you to be a part of that.
This is not a study of the disciple John’s Gospel, but of the physical print of The Saint John’s Bible.
After the event, feel free to join us for daily Mass. For those interested, following Mass, we will meet in the Cantellops Dining Hall for lunch together. The fee for lunch for members with an ID is $7 and can be paid by credit/debit card to the dining hall staff that day.
Massage Wellness Wednesday
10 a.m. to Noon
Joan Gennarini was born in Colorado and raised in Indiana. Her parents were music teachers, and her mother later became a massage therapist. Joan’s career in massage therapy started after a 15-year stint in corporate America. During that time, she moved across the country from California to Texas to Maryland, working for companies including Shell Oil, Enron North America, and Pacific Gas and Electric. After enduring years of long hours sitting in meetings, working with various personalities of co-workers, meeting stressful deadlines, and staring at the computer screen for many hours on end, Joan decided it was time to begin her healing journey. Inspired by her mother’s skill in massage therapy, Joan broke away from the busy corporate lifestyle in September 2003 and attended massage school full-time at the Cayce/Reilly School of Massotherapy in Virginia Beach, Virginia. After graduation in 2004, she began working for a popular day spa in Newark, Delaware, and in 2006 opened her own private clientele massage business, Rekindled Spirits Therapeutic Massage.
Gettysburg/Antietam TripMay 8-9
Join the Adventures in Lifelong Learning Program and instructor David Albert on a trip to learn about the Gettysburg and Antietam Battle and Battlefield. In addition to short lectures on the bus to prepare us for our visit, we will see the Gettysburg Museum, Film and Cyclorama, a Battlefield Tour with a Step-on Guide at both Gettysburg and Antietam. We'll enjoy a family style dinner at Hickory Bridge Farm.
The fee includes the above events and transportation by deluxe motor coach, one night accommodation at the Best Western Gettysburg with a buffet breakfast, and all gratuities and taxes. Lunch both days and dinner on Tuesday are at your own expense.
We will depart from La Roche University and/or Kearns Spirituality Center (exact location TBA) on Monday, May 8 at 7 a.m. Passengers will need to arrive by 6:45 a.m. We will return to the same spot on Tuesday, May 9 at 7 p.m.
Rates are per person (Member/Un-affiliated Guest):
Single Occupancy - $500/$550
Double Occupancy - $425/$475
Triple Occupancy - $390/$440
Quad Occupancy - $375/$425
To reserve your spot, members must pay a $100 deposit and unaffiliated guests must pay a $150 deposit (deposits are refundable if you cancel before March 10 or if the trip is canceled). During registration, you will select the appropriate rooming fee for the balance. The remaining balance will be due by March 10.
Optional trip insurance is available for $28 per person. More information on the insurance can be found here. If you would like to purchase the insurance, you MUST purchase it the day you book the trip/put down your deposit. You can email or call the office to purchase it. If you purchase it online, we’ll reach out for the information we’ll need to submit to Lenzner.